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Portofino Divers

#5 of 11 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Santa Margherita Ligure Features Animals
Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 280791
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To dive for!

First time scuba diving and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our instructors were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
Fantastic dive company

We were all novices and were very well looked after by the whole team. Some of our group were very... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Manchester, United Kingdom
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Portofino Divers is a dedicated dive center for those who seek the finest , it was set up in 2002 by Susanna and Bruno Borelli with the aim of offering a premier quality service to those who are interested in diving the best sites in the Portofino National Marine Reserve and the many wrecks off western coast of Liguria. It offers quality GUE and PADI training programs at any level.
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Via Jacopo Ruffini 47, 16038, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
+39 0185 280791
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time scuba diving and couldn't have asked for a better experience. Our instructors were thorough and patient, we felt very safe diving with them. The dive spots that we were taken to were excellent, the boat was lovely and there are shower facilities back...More

Thank csmith2507
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We were all novices and were very well looked after by the whole team. Some of our group were very nervous but were not put under any pressure and the instructors were very patient and understanding. We would highly recommend this company and we're thrilled...More

Thank pytheen
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I saw the Christ of the Abyss and a reef with my boyfriend. Even though we had bad weather in the afternoon, Bruno allowed us to go on a dive in the morning with just me and my boyfriend so we could still dive. You...More

1  Thank lyslyslys9
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

As part of my PADI course I was taken to the Ligurian coast to complete my open water dives. It is a beautiful location to complete it and in May the water is 19/20 degrees. I was very nervous to start with and the first...More

1  Thank William C
Reviewed 25 August 2016

As professional as it gets. Great attention to detail, careful, courteous. We did 2 dives on UJ-2207, one on air, the other on EAN32. Bruno drove the boat and gave us an excellent briefing. We dove with Stephane who was a terrific guide, showing us...More

1  Thank rwlourie
Reviewed 3 July 2016

I have visited Porto Fino Divers both as student of technical diving and for recreational dives with my wife. The boat is the best - runs fast enough, is very stable, offers for comfort for divers with multiple tanks/stages. Operation of boat is super smooth...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 11 June 2016

We did two morning dives with Portofino Divers. The original booking was to see the Christ of the Abyss and one of the nearby wrecks, but the stormy conditions made it too cloudy to see anything, so they had us dive along one of the...More

Thank katekmc
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Thankyou to Bruno and Nico for a fantastic and professional dive week in wonderful Italia. V clean, accurate dive centre with excellent fills and superb location. thanks again guys, Best Mungo

1  Thank Mungo W
Reviewed 8 August 2015

I emailed this dive shop above doing 2 dives and explained that i really wanted 1 to be at christ of the abyss (underwater statue). I was assured this would happen. On the day we were given all our gear but never told what was...More

Thank Darren4566546
BrunoBorelli, Proprietario at Portofino Divers, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2015

Dear Darren, Thank you for your feedback, objective and constructive criticism are always welcomed. I believe such is important, after all there are always areas in which improvement is possible and we strive to do it in order to improve our service. As you know...More

Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

Extremely professional diving center. You want Nitrox32? EAN50? Trimix 21/35? Not a problem. Gas analysis of your tank? Here is compulsory, don't forget the date! Gear rental? Halcyon/Rofos/DUI/Apeks/Atomic/Scubapro gear for you. Scooters? Rebs? Sidemount? Just choose the colour and trim Courses? GUE education from Primer...More

2  Thank flatoutovercrest
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